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Llama Packing in Wyoming's Wind River Mountains

“The llamas made it happen.”

— Mark F., participant (w/ two sons!)

Good food and good company—bring your family to NOLS.
Photo: Rich Brame

Relive your fondest memories of Wyoming's Wind River Mountains with your family.  This alumni trip travels into the Wind Rivers using Llamas to transport the majority of our gear as you shoulder a light pack of necessities.

We'll cover basic wilderness skills including navigation, cooking and LNT techniques.  There will be time for fly fishing, photography, hiking and enjoying the beautiful surroundings of these majestic mountains. This is a great way to introduce your children, parents and friends to the essence of a NOLS course. Ages ten and up. Trip starts and ends in Lander, Wyoming.

Family Camping in the Winds
Dates: July 26-31, 2015
Duration: 6 days
Cost: $1,295
Average Age:

Adult Average: 44

Kid Average: 11+

Typical Female/Male Mix:

36/64%

Course start/end: Lander, Wyoming

Activity Rating :

(this is a subjective rating of anticipated physical difficulty- weather, route, and the group mix can combine to make trips more or less "difficult" —higher numbers mean more challenge.)

 


Llamas carry the group gear and food, humanoids hike with personal gear.

Fly in/out:

Riverton, Wyoming (code: RIW)

Additional Information:

Trip Description and Equipment Guidelines (pdf)

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Download Application (pdf)

Email us with your questions about this trip.

Signing Up
A $200 per person non-refundable deposit is required for enrollment on all alumni trips. If you would like to sign up or have questions just give us a call at 1-800-332-4280 or email at alumni@nols.edu.

Visit here often for updates and please contact us if you are interested in any of our upcoming trips.

For equipment appropriate for your alumni trip go to our online store and click on the alumni category.

 
Llamas, kids, and the Wind Rivers- a great match. Photo: Rich Brame

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